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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Marvin's occupation?
2. What does Richard get a ticket for when he proposes to Rachel?
3. What does Marvin take from the fruit basket in Rachel's hospital room?
4. In Chapter Nine, what kind of food does Rachel say is good to eat when you're feeling blue?
5. What does Rachel trip over when she is snooping outside the Rice's house?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Rachel react to seeing an article about herself and the robbery in the Daily News?
2. How did Rachel get into the food writing business?
3. Describe Richard Finkel's character.
4. What does Rachel write about in her article "Potatoes and Love"?
5. Why does Rachel agree to return to Washington with Mark?
6. What does Rachel learn about Thelma's birthday?
7. Describe Nathaniel's physical appearance.
8. What is the Siegels' reaction when Rachel calls them to tell them about Mark and Thelma's affair?
9. What marital fantasy does Rachel have in the airport on the way home to Washington?
10. Why is Rachel so upset about the new blazer Mark bought?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the setting of New York City and its influence on Rachel. How does the city offer Rachel more possibilities? When she returns to New York, what support system does she have there? What does she like about the specialty shops in New York?
Essay Topic 2
What kind of person is Mark? Why does he persuade Rachel to return to Washington even though he has no intention of being faithful to her? What does that suggest about his personality?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Jonathan's role as a husband. Why is he willing to put up with Thelma's affair with Mark? How does he attempt to control it? What does he try to persuade Rachel to do?
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